Hours of Operation
MARCH 1 – OCTOBER 27
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
The Zoo is open 364 days a year!
*Closed December 25
Getting to the Zoo
The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E), Dallas, TX 75203
The Zoo is located three miles south of downtown Dallas, just off I-35E at the Marsalis Ave. exit.
TxDOT is working on I-35E as part of a major construction project that is now underway and may affect your trip to the Zoo.
Be a great zoo guest
We’re so glad you’re visiting! Please note that we cannot guarantee all animals will be out and visible at all times. We ask that you please be respectful of the Zoo and our animals during your visit.